Sept. 6, 2022

Living as an Expat in Portugal with Josh & Kalie of Expats Everywhere

Living as an Expat in Portugal with Josh & Kalie of Expats Everywhere

Ever wondered what life in Portugal is like? Listen in as Kristin welcomes back Josh and Kalie from Expats Everywhere to talk about what it’s like to live in Portugal as a family of expats. Learn why they moved to Portugal, what the cost of living and quality of life is like, how to get the D7 visa, and much more.


Ever wondered what life in Portugal is like? Listen in as Kristin welcomes back Josh and Kalie from Expats Everywhere to talk about what it’s like to live in Portugal as a family of expats. 

Learn why they moved to Portugal, what the cost of living and quality of life is like, how to get the D7 visa, and much more.

Josh and Kalie shed light on what it’s like raising a family in Portugal, how they’ve created a community of friends abroad, and the best places to live in Portugal long-term.

Plus, find out what foods you MUST try on your next trip to Portugal!

 

Episode 171 Special Offers: 

 

EPISODE 171 TOPICS DISCUSSED/WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Josh and Kalie’s travel history & Why they decided to move to Portugal.
  • Average wages and cost of living in Portugal vs. Singapore.
  • The economic impact of tourists, digital nomads, and expats living in foreign places.
  • Meeting new friends and finding/creating a community abroad.
  • Tips for learning and practicing a new language in its native country.
  • Raising kids abroad, schooling options in Portugal, and why Josh and Kalie want to take the international school route.
  • Requirements for the D7 visa & How to successfully apply for it.
  • Must-try foods in Portugal.
  • Top destinations, neighborhoods, and things to do in Portugal.

 

QUESTIONS ANSWERED:

  • What is the income required for the D7 visa?
  • What were your first impressions of Portugal?
  • What are the housing prices in Portugal in 2022?
  • Are tourists and foreigners ruining Portugal?
  • What are the best places to live in Portugal long-term?
  • Can foreigners get a mortgage loan in Portugal?
  • Do you feel like you’re accepted by the Portuguese locals?
  • What neighborhood in Lisbon would you love to live in?
  • What is the best form of public transportation in Portugal?
  • What is the best surfing town near Lisbon?
  • What outdoor activities can you do near Lisbon?
  • What is healthcare and health insurance like in Portugal?
  • And more!

 

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Best Places to Live and Visit in Portugal:

  • Porto
  • Lisbon
  • Braga
  • Viana do Castelo
  • Figueira da Foz (The Silver Coast)
  • Tomar
  • Leiria
  • Coimbra
  • Ericeira
  • Alentejo
  • Evora 
  • Beja
  • Avenidas Novas, Lisbon
  • Parque das Nações, Lisbon
  • Nazaré
  • Peneda-Gerês National Park

 

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Josh and Kalie Sokolow

Co-Founders of Expats Everywhere

Josh and Kalie are the two principal content reporters and creators for expat consulting firm, ExpatsEverywhere. They have been living in foreign countries such as Spain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and more for over 10 years. They now help people move abroad for the first time or help other expats transition to a new country by giving extensive information through the eyes of people who have been there, done that! After years of working as a B to C expat consulting business, they decided to follow their passions and attempt to reach more people by focusing all of their time, energy, and effort into content creation. They’ve set out on a journey to become the number one resource for expat life video content. Along the way, they share their lives with people through ExpatsEverywhere.